The Anorexic Wish and “Feeling Fat”

The Anorexic Wish and “Feeling Fat”

In last week’s blog post, we discussed how “feeling fat” impacts eating disorder recovery. Now, let’s talk about what it’s like to feel this way during treatment and why you may “feel fat” (the reasons are very real!). Many of...
“Feeling Fat” and Eating Disorder Recovery

“Feeling Fat” and Eating Disorder Recovery

While people often refer to fat as if it’s a feeling, it is, of course, not a feeling. Fat is a body type. The expression “I feel fat” is universal and uttered by people of all genders, ages, and body sizes. The phrase is typically a narrative that we use to describe...